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The DC Code: § 22-1706 Three-card monte and confidence games.

Index22 Criminal Offenses and Penalties. (Refs & Annos)

Whoever shall in the District deal, play, or practice, or be in any manner accessory to the dealing or practicing, of the confidence game or swindle known as 3-card monte, or of any such game, play, or practice, or any other confidence game, play, or practice, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall be punished by a fine not exceeding $1,000 and by imprisonment for not more than 180 days.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 22-1506. 1973 Ed., § 22-1506. Emergency Act Amendments For temporary amendment of section, see § 105(j) of the Omnibus Criminal Justice Reform Emergency Amendment Act of 1994 (D.C. Act 10-255, June 22, 1994, 41 DCR 4286). Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 10-151, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 22-1702. DC CODE § 22-1706 Current through December 11, 2012


(Mar. 3, 1901, 31 Stat. 1331, ch. 854, § 867; Aug. 20, 1994, D.C. Law 10- 151, § 105(j), 41 DCR 2608.)